Witness ties Maguan brod to Go seizure



Eliot Maguan, whose brother was gunned down by former businessman Rolito Go during a traffic altercation in 1991, was linked Monday to the high-profile convict’s abduction in August by one of the suspected kidnappers.

Eliot, brother of victim Eldon Maguan, was said to have conversed with the alleged financier of Go’s abduction by kidnap suspect Armand Mondero, during the closed-door preliminary investigation of the convict’s kidnapping at the Department of Justice (DOJ), according to Go’s lawyer Claire Castro.

Go was convicted of Eldon’s killing and is serving time at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City.

Last August, Go and his nephew, Clemence Yu, were forcibly taken from a church inside the NBP by armed men. They were released in Batangas City after a day.

Castro said Mondero, who surrendered to police and asked to be allowed to turn state’s evidence, initially told investigators he overheard the alleged financier of the abduction, Emilio Ortiz, and another respondent talking on the phone to “Mr. Magbuan.”

Mondero also claimed he saw “Mr. Magbuan” on the phone talking to Ortiz, she said.

She said Mondero had thought “Mr. Magbuan” was a financier of the abduction plan.

When shown a video grab of Eliot Maguan, Castro said the suspect “identified this man as Mr. Magbuan.”

“If (Maguan) is really involved here, we will be surprised because what is the reason for kidnapping Mr. Go? What is the motive?” Castro said.

Asked the reaction of Go, who was at the hearing yesterday, Castro said she did not know as he was in pain during the hearing. Go is battling colon cancer. Christine O. Avendaño

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  • Pablo Juan

    Anak ng tipaklong.. may maniniwala ba sa kalohokang ito?  Nice try Rolito… 

  • Rovingmoron

    Another unbelievable twist of the story. Kind of a suspense thriller. How could the wardens allow kidnappers to walk inside the NBP without being noticed at all? Now, the public can say that some NBP officials are really in connivance with the alleged kidnappers.

  • http://www.dafk.net/what/ Kilabot ng mga Balahibo

    Granted may nag kidnap kay Mr. Go, parang far fetched yata na si ‘Mabuan’ ay si Maguan?

    News can go either way, since haka haka, can be news, especially if the authorities are mum about it, and they offer no official statements.

    Funny that.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FASESU6FPUXJCZMOVMMFEEMLGU Carmencita Lopez

    totoo yan. yang mga Maguan, mga nagtatanim ng mga galit na negosyanteng intsik yan. yang mga mangagawa nila, kinakawawa ng mga Maguan.

    • batangpaslit

      diko kilala ang pamilya Maguan
      you mean, mga business owners din sila? may kakayahan din?


    galing ng script writer. ligtas na sa kaso ang warden ng bilibid may dahilan pa para hindi tutulan ng mga maguan ang parole ni mr. go. hahaha.

  • jeffrey_01

    PNP dont know how to investigate.  They rely on hearsays.  

  • GustoKoHappyKa

    haha ayusin naman nila ang script nila…ayaw lang kasi magkabistuhan na nag casino lang sa pampanga eh…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

    and the plot thickens. abangan ang season 3 episode 2 ng “The Kidnapping of Go” inside the NBP 

    • batangpaslit

      parang sine, ano

  • MaySenseBa

    Grabe, sa isang segundong init ng ulo.  Nabubulok sa kulungan ang Rolito Go.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

    galing ng twist ng sotry na to a…abangan

    • batangpaslit

      puedeng plot story sa sine…bebenta ito

  • $25214711

    Confusing at first because they keep saying “she”. Come’on!!!

  • white scorpion

    go is already suffering from cancel, and also in jail. what else does the maguan want. no use muddy your hands with rolito’s blood. if you guys can’t go on with your life. it’s already your fault. but to make another mistake to correct another mistake is worse than rolito go. honestly, kaya nangyari sa kapatid mo ang confrontation na yun ay dahil MAYABANG din siya. gaya ng ginagawa mo ngayon. nakatagpo siya ng katapat. to say a few.

    • batangpaslit


  • batangpaslit

    kung tutuo ito…na kapatid ang nabiktima ang mastermind ng pag kidnap, eh, dapat, ma imbestiga ang mastermind.
    if proven, then, the mastermind must likewise be locked in jail.

    • batangpaslit


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